bronchovesicular respiration
bronchovesicular breath sounds; see under sound.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • bronchovesicular breath sounds — breath sounds intermediate between bronchial and vesicular, with inhalation and exhalation being of similar duration and quality. They are heard normally near the anterior part of the first two intercostal spaces and on the back between the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Respiration — is the act of inhaling and exhaling air in order to exchange oxygen for carbon dioxide. * * * 1. A fundamental process of life, characteristic of both plants and animals, in which oxygen is used to oxidize organic fuel molecules, providing a… …   Medical dictionary

  • sound — 1. The vibrations produced by a sounding body, transmitted by the air or other medium, and perceived by the internal ear. 2. An elongated cylindrical, usually curved, instrument of metal, used for exploring the bladder or other cavities of the… …   Medical dictionary

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